Andy Byford

December 20, 2018, 5am PST
Brooklyn N and R trains can now move at faster top speeds, but only when there aren’t stopped trains ahead.
The New York Times
November 27, 2018, 10am PST
Solo commuters crossing from Brooklyn to Manhattan on the Williamsburg Bridge are in for a rude awakening on April 27 when the L Train closes. To accommodate more buses and bikes on the 115-year old bridge, cars will need at least 3 people.
The New York Times
November 26, 2018, 5am PST
A New York transit advocate says the MTA is entering a "death spiral" of reduced service and higher fares that will lead to fewer riders and then additional reduced service and higher fares.
The Guardian
June 5, 2018, 10am PDT
An editorial by the New York Times puts the onus for implementing the so-called Fast Forward plan on New York's political leadership.
The New York Times
May 23, 2018, 11am PDT
A sweeping new subway improvement plan is on the table in New York City. The "Fast Forward" plan will modernize the subway's signal system, improve wheelchair accessibility, and "restructure the inner workings of the department."
The New York Times
April 23, 2018, 1pm PDT
If you're a fan of improved bus service, we have some good news from New York City.
StreetsBlog NYC
February 23, 2018, 11am PST
Bus transit has been hemorrhaging riders in New York City, and the MTA is readying a plan to address some of the problems.
AM New York
January 26, 2018, 5am PST
Over 1,600 new subway cars may be ordered, a minimum of 200 with open gangways, by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The first 500 will be purchased from the Japanese company, Kawasaki, to be assembled in Yonkers and Lincoln, Nebraska.
The New York Times
August 30, 2016, 5am PDT
The New York Times transit reporter, Emma G. Fitzsimmons, reports from Toronto to see what riders think about their 'open gangway' subway cars. By 2020, New York will receive 750 of these cars that have no doors separating the cars.
The New York Times